The fifth series of Netflix’s royal drama The Crown will premiere on November 9, the streaming giant has announced.
Filming for the show was halted for the day after the Queen’s death, and out of respect, it was also halted on the day of the late king’s funeral.
But despite these short delays, it will air as originally planned.
The Crown traditionally came out in November, and the upcoming series will feature Dominic West stars as Charles and Elizabeth Debicki as Diana.
West, 52, takes over the role of Charles from Josh O’Connor, while The Night Manager actress Debicki replaces Emma Corrin.
Imelda Staunton will take over the role of Queen from Olivia Colman, while Jonathan Pryce replaces Tobias Menzies as the Duke of Edinburgh and Lesley Manville will be Princess Margaret, following in the footsteps of Helena Bonham Carter.
A teaser for the latest series has also been released. In the short 37-second clip, the Princess of Wales can be seen preparing for her infamous interview with BBC’s Martin Bashir.
The interview became the subject of much controversy, and in 2021 it was reported that the BBC covered up “deceitful practices” used by Mr Bashir to secure a monopoly.
Prince William said it “contributed significantly” to his mother’s “fear, paranoia and isolation” – and calling for the episode to never air again.
The date was shared during Netflix’s Tudum global fan event, which showcases the streamer’s upcoming series and movies – including a preview of Bridgerton’s third series and a first look. about Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, a prequel to Shonda Rhimes that focuses on the rise and power of Queen Charlotte.
The show was slated to end after the fifth series, but show creator and writer Peter Morgan previously said it would be expanded to include a sixth series.
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The launch date was just one of many announcements made by Netflix during the Tudum event, with fans also showing a clip from Wednesday of Tim Burton, which featured Jenna Ortega as Wednesday. spooky Addams.
Directed by Burton and starring Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams, Luis Guzman as Gomez and Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley, the series follows 16-year-old Wednesdays as students at Nevermore Academy and slated to launch in November.